20-02-2015 AEU Releases
Pyne’s Teacher Training Review ignores own research on importance of ATAR scores for teaching courses.
The value of the Federal Government’s Teacher Training Review has been called into ... Read more
17-02-2015 Union News
Be aware of your rights when it comes to performance management. The performance management experience and process should focus on a culture of providing support and feedback for staff development rat... Read more
13-02-2015 Curriculum and Learning
The Abbott Government’s review into teacher training has failed to go far enough in lifting
standards in the teaching profession, the AEU said today.
AEU Federal President Correna Haythorpe sai... Read more
12-02-2015 Union News
The latest information from the Productivity Commission has found that Western Australia has the highest student-to-staff ratio in primary schools. It also found that student-to-staff ratios across al... Read more
12-02-2015 International Issues
The Abbott Government must ensure child asylum seekers are removed from detention
centres and provided with an education, the AEU said today.
AEU Federal President Correna Haythorpe said the Hu... Read more
10-02-2015 Independent Public Schools
Education Minister Christopher Pyne needs to admit the failure of his Independent Public Schools policy and shift his focus to equity and properly funding disadvantaged schools, the AEU said today.
N... Read more
06-02-2015 Union News
Nominations are now open for AEUWA Branch Council positions – with successful candidates also being elected as delegates to the State Council of the SSTUWA.
For full details on who is eligible ... Read more
06-02-2015 Federal Gonski Funding
Latest figures from the Productivity Commission confirm that at least 100,000 students with
disability are not getting support in schools, the Australian Education Union said today.
AEU Federal Pres... Read more
06-02-2015 TAFE News & Updates
New research shows privatisation of vocational training and TAFEs has led to a drop in quality
of courses and huge taxpayer-funded profits to private providers.
AEU Federal TAFE Secretary Pat Forwar... Read more
05-02-2015 Federal Gonski Funding
Media reports today revealing huge differences in government funding for students with
disability at different schools show the need for the implementation of full Gonski funding to
meet the urgent ... Read more
04-02-2015 Union News
The comments targeting “lazy” teachers, reported in the West Australian on 31 January, reveal a Director-General, who has overseen the biggest cuts ever experienced in WA education, completely out of ... Read more
27-01-2015 TAFE News & Updates
The extremely low graduation rate of for-profit training provider Evocca, exposed in media reports this morning, shows the dangerous consequences of privatising vocational training, the AEU said today... Read more
22-01-2015 Union News
In 2015 it is more important than ever for members to make sure that union branches in schools build the capacity to speak out and take action when our industrial conditions are threatened or when we ... Read more
23-12-2014 State Government Funding
The government has made two announcements in the week leading up to Christmas which further add to cuts to schools.
Last Thursday, on effectively the last day of school, school principals at over 5... Read more
18-12-2014 State Government Funding
The State School Teachers’ Union is outraged that school budgets have been thrown into chaos on the last day of the school year.
School leaders received an email from the Department of Education this... Read more
16-12-2014 Union News
Following the close of nominations for these positions on Friday 17 October 2014, a number of vacancies existed for Unions WA Delegates and Disputes Resolution Committee members.
Nominations were re-... Read more
08-12-2014 EBA 2014 NEGOTIATIONS
The State School Teachers’ Union and the Department of Education have reached in-principle agreement on a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement for teachers and school leaders.
The parties have agree... Read more
08-12-2014 TAFE News & Updates
The State School Teachers’ Union has called for an end to the attack on the state’s TAFE system, which is being undermined by massive cuts to funding and skyrocketing student fees.
The union said the... Read more